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"In The Army For A Week"

"In The Army For A Week"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 6 February, 1959. "These third form pupils at the Boys' High School are having their first taste of army life in the annual barracks week at the school. With instructors from the permanent staff of the Territorial Force and the Air Force, all boys, almost without exception, are trained in the use of rifles and drilled with marching and shooting. The barracks course stretches over five school days, with occasional travelling to Linton Camp for shooting practice on the Army range."

 
"Working Bee Provides Footpaths"

"Working Bee Provides Footpaths"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 25 July, 1959. "A working bee is laying a footpath in the Takaro area. The City Council has provided the material and a concrete mixer for the job. The local residents would have had to wait at least three years before the council could do the work."

 
"City Council Sunk By Army"

"City Council Sunk By Army"

This image was not published in The Manawatu Evening Standard, taken on 21 January, 1964. "During the jousting tournament for the "wooden spoon" at the Carnival of the Lake, between Army and the "Kouncil Knights" disaster overtook the City Council crew. Coming in to attack, they turned broadside on and were dealt a mortal blow by Army. A thunderflash, thrown into the water, exploded under the keel and blew a hole in the plates. looking like a submarine diving, the gondola sank in a dignified dive, leaving the crew floundering in the lake. Navy divers and the Army soon salvaged the stricken vessel." See Also: 2017N_2017-20_018340, 2017N_2017-20_018342, 2017N_2017-20_018343, 2017N_2017-20_018344

 
Military Guard of Honour at Wedding

Military Guard of Honour at Wedding

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 3 June, 1963. "Lieutenant A. W. Ancell and Mrs Ancell and attendants leaving All Saints' Church after their wedding on Saturday. The military guard of honour was formed by fellow officers of the bridegroom from Linton Military Camp. The bride was formerly Miss C. E. Taylor, of Palmerston North."

 
"Colourful Visitors With Interests In Wool"

"Colourful Visitors With Interests In Wool"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 8 January, 1959. "A party of 17 Amercian woolgrowers paid a short visit to the city today in the course of a tour through New Zealand to study wool development in this country. They were met at the Palmerston North Airport this morning by the public relations officer (Mr M.R. Jensen) and later visited Massey Agricultural College. Some of the party are seen in conversation with Mr Jensen (left). They are (left to right): Messers H. [unreadable] (Wyoming), F. Roush (Wyoming), J Gilger (South Dakota), L. Nadasdy (Minnesota), leader of the party, and R. Jarrett (South Dakota)."

 
"Esplanade Glasshouse Popular"

"Esplanade Glasshouse Popular"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 3 January, 1964. "Looking a picture of beauty at this time of the year is the Peter Black conservatory at the Esplanade. Greeting the visitor just inside is this Bougainvillea Killie Campell (right), a pink coloured climber. Other lovely plants in bloom are the Gloxinia, the calcoelaria and the begonias."

 
"Interested Spectators" Watching Equestrian Events at Royal Show

"Interested Spectators" Watching Equestrian Events at Royal Show

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 5 November, 1959. “Competitors in the equestrian events at the Royal Show today keenly following the judging of the events. Helen Graham, Molly Coombs, Elizabeth Kebbell, Mrs R. McKenzie and Janet Long were among those absorbed in the parades.” Other photos associated with this article were published November, 1959.

 
New Angle on Housing Development?

New Angle on Housing Development?

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 18 June, 1963. "A half-inch wire rope attached to a bulldozer strained as it held 16 tons of prefabricated house at Kaihinau Road, north of Shannon. The house stopped just short of balancing point on the brink of a 200ft near-vertical drop when the edge of the road gave way beneath its transporters at 1 p.m. yesterday."

 
"Enjoying The Sunshine In The Square"

"Enjoying The Sunshine In The Square"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 8 January, 1959. "Touring New Zealand at present are Misses Heidi Wakerell (left), of London, and Collette Healey, of Dublin. They were seen enjoying the sunshine in the Square this morning."

 
"Harness Pony in Parade"

"Harness Pony in Parade"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 7 November, 1959. “Bo-Peep the only entry in mare or gelding 13 hands and under owned by Mr C. Flip is held in readiness for its circuit of the Oval during the grand parade at the Royal Show yesterday.” Other photos associated with this article were published November, 1959.

 
"Down He Goes" [Carnival of the Lake]

"Down He Goes" [Carnival of the Lake]

This image was not taken published in The Manawatu Evening Standard, taken on 18 January, 1964. [Royal New Zealand divers test equipment at Centennial Lake for the Palmerston North Carnival of the Lake." See also: 2017N_2017-20_018311, 2017N_2017-20_018312, 2017N_2017-20_018314. 2017N_2017-20_018310 was published on 18 January, 1964.

 
"Refuelling Time At Ohakea"

"Refuelling Time At Ohakea"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 2 March, 1959. "Inside the enclosure, D. Lawrence, of Wanganui, has his TR3 Mistral refuelled during the eighth Ohakea motor races on Saturday. Outside were about 30,000 other spectators."

 
High-Ranking Airmen at Ohakea

High-Ranking Airmen at Ohakea

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 17 June, 1963. "Inspecting the R.N.Z.A.F. Station at Ohakea today was New Zealand-born Air Chief Marshal Sir Charles Elworthy (third from left), the Chief Air Staff-designate. With Sir Charles (from the left) are Air Vice Marshal I. G. Morrison, Wing Commander C. J. Horsley and the commanding officer at Ohakea (Group Captain K. W. Trigance)."

 
"Back Home At Last"

"Back Home At Last"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 10th January, 1963. "After being stranded on the other side of the world, Miss Astrid Paget arrived home in Palmerston North late on Tuesday. The photograph taken at a family reunion yesterday shows Miss Paget (third from left), her sister on the left, and her parents, Mr and Mrs B. Paget."

 
"Serious Business Of Judging Pets"

"Serious Business Of Judging Pets"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 21st January, 1963. "With the judge's eagle eye on the parade of pets at the Carnival of the Lake, Trixie the collie was quite unperturbed. Her master, Kim Buick, found it a thoughtful matter indeed and in his anxious moments nearly chewed through the leather lead".

 
"The Old & The New" [Ohakea Control Tower]

"The Old & The New" [Ohakea Control Tower]

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 12th January, 1963. "The new control tower at the R.N.Z.A.F. station at Ohakea looms over the old tower. The photograph taken from the roof of the old building shows the modern design of the new tower. It is expected it will become operational in the near future."

 
"Exterior Almost Completed" Barraud & Abraham's New Building

"Exterior Almost Completed" Barraud & Abraham's New Building

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 17 August, 1959. "The exterior of Messrs Barraud and Abraham's new building in Rangitikei Street has been painted and the scaffolding removed. The interior and also the entrance are still under construction. These will be completed in October."

 
"Queen's Scout Appointed"

"Queen's Scout Appointed"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 24 December 1962, "Proudly displaying his Royal certificate is David N. Ramsay, of Ashhurst, who was appointed a Queen's Scout last week. He is the second son in the family to have been made a Queen's Scout."

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"Mahout Extraordinary" [Elephant ride]

"Mahout Extraordinary" [Elephant ride]

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 19th January, 1963. "After a closely-contested race, particularly over the last furlong, Mr W. H. Brown, M.P., is seen congratulating the chief traffic officer (Mr C. J. Robinson) on his fine elephant riding at Centennial Drive yesterday afternoon".

 
"Reunion on Railway Station"

"Reunion on Railway Station"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 6 November, 1959. "D. Ray, of Takaka, was met at the Palmerston North railway station yesterday by his fiancee and future parents-in-law. He is on leave before going to Malaya with the New Zealand troops. From the left are: D. Ray; his fiancee, Miss Margaret Knowles; T. Knowles, who is also going overseas; Mr F. Knowles, holding Sandra; and Mrs G. Knowles."

 
"Relaying the Main Line' Workers Upgrading the Railway Tracks

"Relaying the Main Line' Workers Upgrading the Railway Tracks

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 17 September, 1959. "At present railway workers are relaying a portion of the Main Trunk line between Main Street East and Princess Street. They are laying 504ft a day. The photograph shows a gang of workers starting to take metal from under the sleepers."

 
"New Telephone Cable For Linton" [Fitzherbert Bridge]

"New Telephone Cable For Linton" [Fitzherbert Bridge]

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 15th February 1963. "Engineers from the Post and Telegraph Department were busy this morning installing a new duct cable on the Fitzherbert Bridge. The cable, when fully laid, will supply the new Linton exchange which is expected to be finished by June, 1963. Mr H. Whiteman (right) and Mr. S. Russell are seen preparing to pull the new cable through the duct ready for joining."

 
"Holmes Runnicles Scholarship Winner"

"Holmes Runnicles Scholarship Winner"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 18 November 1960 "Beryl Massey, the 18-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs F.C. Massey, of Apiti, was awarded the 1960 Holmes Runnicles Memorial Scholarship by the Manawatu Society of Registered Music Teachers. Above (from the left): are Beryl Massey, Mrs. F.C. Massey and Miss E. Rawlins (president) who made the presentation today at a gathering of music teachers."

 
"A.T.C. Personnel off to Christchurch"

"A.T.C. Personnel off to Christchurch"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 22 October, 1959. "Five members of the Air Training Corps who are guests of the New Zealand Air League leave today for Christchurch and thence to the opening of Wellington Airport. Two are Australians at present visiting New Zealand. From the left are: Sergeant Peter Cornish, R.A.A.F., A.T.C.; Captain Lindsay Savell, No. 10 Squadron A.T.C., Palmerston North; Sergeant Bryan Stretion, No. 10 Squadron A.T.C.; Sergeant John Maaey, of Brisbane, R.A.A.F., A.T.C.; and Captain Neil McNally, No. 10 Squadron A.T.C." The following corrections were provided by Lindsay Savell: \* Only the two Australian A.T.C. visitors traveled to Christchurch. The other three of us did not go anywhere. \* Lindsay Savell rank at the time was 'Corporal', NOT 'Captain'. \* Third from left is Bryan Stretton, 'Sergeant'. \* Neil McNally rank at the time was 'Corporal - NOT 'Captain'. Sergeant Peter Cornish, R.A.A.A.F., A.T.C. was billeted with Lindsay Savell's family in Palmerston North at the time.

 
"Pipers Escort Bridal Car"

"Pipers Escort Bridal Car"

This image was not published in The Manawatu Evening Standard, taken on 25 January, 1964. [Formerly Miss Anne Harris, of Palmerston North, is escorted from All Saints' Church by the Palmerston North Pipe Band. She had been a piper and drum-major in the band. She married Mr Micheal Godfrey, of Wellington.] See also: 2017N_2017-20_018361, 2017N_2017-20_018360, 2017N_2017-20_018363, 2017N_2017-20_018364

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